Just Washed In
With climate change robbing Guyana of some of its prime agricultural land, the government is looking to mangroves as a natural barrier to the rising seas.
A new display at the South Carolina Maritime Museum in Georgetown called “HENRIETTA, the Largest Wooden Sailing Ship Ever Built in South Carolina,” effectively combines illustrations and illuminations to explain the huge amount of resources needed to construct the square-rigged HENRIETTA.
People standing on a beach often feel the water tugging the sand away from under their feet. This is the undertow, the current that pulls water back into the ocean after a wave breaks on the beach. Large storms produce strong undertows that can strip beaches of sand.
Scientists working together on Kelp Watch 2014 announced today that the West Coast shoreline shows no signs of ocean-borne radiation from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster, following their analysis of the first collection of kelp samples along the western U.S. coastline.
The people of Tangier Island fear their life, land and heritage could wash away. Though only 12 miles off the coast of Virginia, Tangier is struggling to, literally, stay afloat.
A new study by researchers at NASA, finds a rapidly melting section of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet appears to be in an irreversible state of decline, with nothing to stop the glaciers in this area from melting into the sea.
The Togolese Minister of Mines, Noupokou Dammipi, said that the recent decision by the Government to close down 90% of the illegal sand quarries, was justified by reasons pertaining to environmental protection.
A dredging project at Gladstone harbor, Queensland, which coincided with the deaths of a large number of fish was deficient in its decision making and construction, a report instigated by the federal government has found.
Scientists have developed a new method for revealing how sea levels might rise around the world throughout the 21st century , analyzing data from 10 long-term sea level monitoring stations located around the world.
Scientists outline how toxicological sciences can be used to determine what risks may be associated with fracking.